Although the Etsy shop bird loft carries more than just furniture, I think their coffee tables and console table really standout of the crowd. These upcycled rustic pieces are just gorgeous. I love this photo, I can just imagine having some Sunday morning coffee and a game of scrabble right here on this table.
The great thing about reclaimed wood and steel furniture of this nature is it works both indoors and out. I would love to have one of these pieces on my patio so that I can continue a rustic, handmade collection that mirrors my indoor look.
Stripping furniture to its inherent essentials is a not only a beautiful way to highlight and honor materials, it is also much more functional because somehow the finality and perfection being lifted makes way for actual use and wear. I like to choose furniture that I know may not end up perfect after my family has used it for years but rather, it accepts a beating which only enriches its imperfect, natural look.